Chapter Empowerment Scholarship

Scholarship awards to students participating in the Alumni Association/Black Alumni Chapter (BAC). Students must meet the following requirements:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Overall GPA
Major: Any Major
Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Classified Graduate, 2nd Bachelor’s Degree
Enrollment: Full time at time of award (half time & full time as defined by current Sacramento State catalog)

Other Specific Criteria:
Applicants must submit a three-page typed essay responding to the following:
- Provide a statement that discusses your reason for attending Sacramento State.
- Have you experienced social, economic, or other disadvantages that you have had to overcome? If so, please discuss those disadvantages and the ways in which these experiences have affected your academic opportunities.
- Please discuss your academic and career goals. In addition, discuss your potential to successfully complete your degree.

Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation. The letter of recommendation must come from a Sacramento State faculty or staff member.

Applicants must provide evidence of community service and/or leadership.

Award
varies (minimum $250)
Deadline
01/31/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of the BAC, and a current student at Sac State
  2. Please submit a 3 page essay responding to the following: Discuss you reason for attending Sac State, What social economic or other disadvantages have you had to overcome, please discuss those disadvantages and the ways in which these experiences have affected your academic opportunities. Please discus your career and academic goals, In addition discuss your potential to successfully complete your degree.
  3. Please submit an unofficial copy of your high school transcipt or Sacramento State transcript. (SAT or ACT scores, if incoming freshman.)
  4. Please submit a Letter of Recommendation from a CSU faculty or staff.
  5. Please provide evidence of community service and/or leadership.